ANALYSIS | Is Cyril in charge? Will he tackle ANC thugs? Well, don’t ask him

09 May 2019 - 07:00
Cyril Ramaphosa arrives to cast his ballot in Soweto. His nuanced approach during the ANC’s Siyanqoba rally on Sunday hardly settled the burning question on voters' minds.
Cyril Ramaphosa arrives to cast his ballot in Soweto. His nuanced approach during the ANC’s Siyanqoba rally on Sunday hardly settled the burning question on voters' minds.
Image: Reuters/Mike Hutchings

The ANC’s Siyanqoba rally was President Cyril Ramaphosa’s opportunity to make the case as to why people should trust him and vote for his corruption-infested party.

It was the final chance to confront a concern many voters had: is he really in charge and will he assert his authority over the degenerates in the ANC?

The question was not answered. Instead we had to again read between the lines.

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